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Completion of a supervised research project demonstrating independent study.
In this paper students will complete an advanced-level supervised research project, demonstrating independent nursing scholarship and the ability to translate findings into practice.
|Paper title||Nursing Research Project|
|Teaching period||1st Non standard period (20 January 2020 - 6 November 2020)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$2,747.75|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$10,363.00|
- NURS 441 and NURS 442 and NURS 443 and NURS 444 and NURS 445 and NURS 446 and NURS 447
- Limited to
- An undergraduate degree in any discipline with at least three years' full-time study and a B average in the final two years of the degree.
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- View more information about the Master of Nursing Science (MNSc)
- Teaching staff
- Teaching Arrangements
The student will have an academic supervisor (20 hours) through to submission of the research project in early September but is expected to work independently to conduct their research project.
There is no set text.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Critical thinking, Research.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
- Learning Outcomes
- At successful completion of the paper students will be able to:
- Assess current disciplinary concerns, determine nursing research priorities and select a feasible research topic to investigate
- Master advanced knowledge and theoretical understanding in an aspect of nursing
- Build a coherent argument for undertaking the research based on the synthesis of existing knowledge
- Design a well-structured, relevant and integrated plan of research
- Carry out ethically sound research using appropriate methods of investigation and analysis
- Analyse, argue and reach conclusions that are informed by independent inquiry and other available information
- Evaluate the implications of the research findings for clinical practice and make appropriate, well-supported recommendations for nursing practice/healthcare
- Disseminate findings as appropriate for the research project (for example to clinical areas, by publication to the wider profession)